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Jill Schlesinger, CFP® CBS News Business Analyst, talks the college admissions bribery scandal, which has raised an important question: Is college worth it? Jill On Money is brought to you by Asset Strategies in Avon.
 
Senator Kevin D. Witkos, Senate Republican Leader Pro Tempore, discusses Friday's first public hearing on Gov. Lamont's budget proposal.
 
Thomas Sparkman, First Selectman Lisbon, joins us for Mayor Monday.
 
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Amanda Schoen with the Connecticut League of Conservation Voters discusses environmental legislation at the State Capitol.
 
Attorney Jonathan Perkins-Founder of Perkins Injury Lawyers Subject: Age Discrimination in the Workplace. Jonathan says congress made it illegal in 1967 with the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, it applies to employers that have at least 20 employees. He says age discrimination is illegal at any stage of employment including during hiring, ...…
 
A listener discusses some aspects of the Boeing 737 Max 8 software problems in light of recent crashes. A user has questions about how to configure his network in order to stay free from ransomware. We help a Mac computer user fix a "browser hijack" issue where his web browser is directed to a malicious website. How to reset a password for a le ...…
 
We talked about the legal regulation of tattoo parlors and tattoo technicians; real estate auctions, how to use (and protect yourself from) Hubbard Clauses in real estate contracts; the validity of electronic signatures on contracts; what does and does not qualify as constructive discharge from one’s job; and registration requirements for assau ...…
 
Erik and Bob take your questions. Politician Beto O'Rourke had experience as a hacker in the "Cult of the Dead Cow" hacking group. National Highway Traffic Safety Commission may allow "control-less" vehicles (vehicles without a driver) on public roads. FCC opens up experimental "6G" wireless cellular spectrum. A listener wonders how the future ...…
 
As the weather gets warmer and the ground gets muddier Laurie offered a solution for mud patches in your lawn, straw. People don't think of cats as being heroes, but Laurie shared stories proving otherwise. How to keep dogs safe in the car was discussed. Callers had questions about how to give a dog a shot and what reward should a dog get for s ...…
 
Patrick T. Fisher, Executive Director of Connecticut Sports Management Group, Inc. talks the Connecticut Masters' Games. Registration is now open for the 40th annual Connecticut Masters' Games presented by CarePartners of Connecticut, which will run through June 25th. It's the state’s largest Olympic-style competition for amateur athletes ages ...…
 
James Bergenn, Partner with Shipman & Goodwin LLP, discusses two recent cases in the national public eye. Nick Sandmann, who was featured prominently in the Covington High School videos which went viral, is seeking $275 million in damages from CNN, according to a complaint filed in U.S. District Court on Tuesday. And Connecticut's State Supreme ...…
 
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Eric Gjede, VP of government affairs at CBIA, explains why family medical leave and other proposals worry small businesses. Paid family and medical leave will have a major impact on Connecticut businesses, particularly small employers, according to a new survey released yesterday afternoon.
 
Christine Stuart of CTNewsJunkie, talks vaccine news, aid in death, and so many updates we don't know where to start!
 
Marci Moreau, owner of Naked Baking Ladies Organic Food Company, and Nancy Slonin Aronie, founder of Chilmark Writing Workshop, share a preview of the Food for Thought Workshop at Keney Park Tavern, March 30th from 10am to 4pm. Marci and Nancy discuss finding your voice... and your palate.
 
Speaker of the House Joe Aresimowicz’s Blue Ribbon Panel on Tourism submitted a report of findings and recommendations to the legislature’s Commerce Committee yesterday. Aresimowicz joins the WTIC Morning Show to discuss the report and more.
 
Carolyn Kuan, Music Director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, shares a preview of HSO's spring events. Mozart Meets Klezmer, March 15-17th, features David Krakauer on clarinet – known as one of the world’s greatest clarinetists. He was a guest with the HSO two years ago for Golijov’s Rose of the Winds – which audiences loved! Let’s Dance!, M ...…
 
William J. McGee, aviation adviser for Consumer Reports, argues that U.S. air carriers-- including American and Southwest-- need to do what governments and airlines around the globe have done and temporarily ground the Boeing 737s.
 
Marc Fitch of the Yankee Institute explains how tolls are to be "deemed approved" after 15 days without a vote by the legislature in the latest bill.
 
Chris Powell, columnist from the Journal Inquirer, looks at the Democrats' only plan-- toll and tax all they can.
 
Ana Radelat, Washington Correspondent for CTMirror.org, explains how the Trump budget would boost Virginia-class sub production, and cut the social safety net.
 
Dr. James Ocampo, an internal medicine physician with ProHealth Physicians, educates us about the risk of-- and treatment for-- colorectal cancer.
 
Roy Occhiogrosso, Managing Director Global Strategy Group, explains why Gov. Lamont's honeymoon period is over.
 
Christy Kovel, Public Policy Director and interim Executive Director of the CT Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, shares a preview of Alzheimer's Advocacy Day, Wednesday March 13th. There are now 5.8 Million people in this country with Alzheimer's, 78,000 in Connecticut, and 178,000 caregivers... providing more than 200 Million hours of un ...…
 
Ted Taylor, the President of Sportech Venues Inc. discusses legalizing sports betting in Connecticut, why it’s good for the State, and what Sportech hopes to be able to achieve as a provider of it.
 
David Cadden, professor of entrepreneurship and strategy emeritus at Quinnipiac University, talks Dollar Tree's plans to close almost 400 Family Dollar stores. The company also has reported a $2.3 billion loss. Cadden also discusses the more than 600 Stop & Shop workers who have voted in favor of authorizing a strike during union contract negot ...…
 
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Craig Nelson, First Selectman of Warren, joins the program for Mayor Monday.
 
Kevin Lembo, Connecticut State Comptroller, says public insurance is open, and explains why tax season may not be the benefit the state is hoping for.
 
Hartford Athletic COO Donovan Powell and Head Coach Jimmy Nielson discuss Connecticut's new professional soccer franchise.
 
James Maffuid LMFT - Executive Director at Child Guidance Clinic of Central Connecticut Subject: Teen Addiction. Jim says Connecticut’s youth drink at rates 26-28 percent higher than their peers nationally. Nearly 1 in 5 high school students report using marijuana at least once in their life. Painkillers are misused by 10 percent of Connecticut ...…
 
We discuss the danger with pets and e-cigarettes.
 
We talked about the use of Animal Trusts to care for pets when the owner is unable to care for them any longer, or dead. We also responded to listener emails about assault as a form of medical malpractice and suing a lawyer for doing a Power of Attorney for a client instead of a will. Listener calls filled the rest of the show and included ques ...…
 
The snow and ice have done their best but the hope of Spring still twinkles in our eyes! It's just around the corner. The Green-some Threesome are together again hosting an eclectic two hours of gardening questions and comments. How should I repair my lawn? What organic lawn care company would you recommend? What sized farm animal should I be a ...…
 
The snow and ice have done their best but the hope of Spring still twinkles in our eyes! It's just around the corner. The Green-some Threesome are together again hosting an eclectic two hours of gardening questions and comments. How should I repair my lawn? What organic lawn care company would you recommend? What sized farm animal should I be a ...…
 
Erik and Bob take your questions. Google Chrome has a security vulnerability; time to update to stay safe. Microsoft's new Edge browser looks like Google Chrome. Tech Tip: Turn off "Fast Startup" in Windows 10 so that Windows 10 shuts down for real. "Smart" car alarms left 3 million cars vulnerable to hacking. Only one Blockbuster video rental ...…
 
A user with an older Mac computer has problems with video playing slowly. A caller asks if Malwarebytes Premium can run with Windows Defender working. We tell you how to update Google Chrome web browser. A caller gets hit with "ransomware"--a particularly nasty form of computer virus that can render computers unusable and scramble your data. We ...…
 
Joel discusses some of the apocalyptic predictions that you've probably heard in the news-- Social Security is going broke, the national debt is going to crush us, the stock market is going to crater, etc... Are these concerns legit, or much ado about nothing?
 
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Congressman John Larson talks about the Social Security Subcommittee Hearing on Protecting and Improving Social Security: Enhancing Social Security to Strengthen the Middle Class.
 
Matt Pilon, News Editor for The Hartford Business Journal, discusses his pieces on Millstone and also recycling.
 
St. Patrick's Day is right around the corner, and nothing is better than some good corned beef on rye! Highland Park Market's Tim Devanney invites us to come in and see why customers say, “Nobody Does It Better Than Highland Park!”
 
Tolls are a very big subject in the state right now, so Gov Ned Lamont and Commissioner Joseph Giulietti from the DOT talk about some of the facts and myths about the proposals.
 
Celebrating the opening of two new schools, Dr. Steve Perry discusses the My Child My Choice campaign, which aims to connect with parents across the spectrum and promote the understanding that education is for the public. My Child My Choice gives parents the opportunity to choose the best school for their kids, regardless of their economic circ ...…
 
This past season saw the University of Saint Joseph debut a Men's Basketball program, with Hall of Famer Jim Calhoun as their coach. Two people that have been following the entire season closely are John Minton and Dan Lindberg, the producers of ESPN's E:60 The Calhoun Project, which documents Jim Calhoun's return to college basketball. The ser ...…
 
Neil Vigdor covers politics for The Courant looks at municipalities' resistance to tolls. Stamford officials have adopted an anti-toll resolution, opposing the installation of high-speed tolls of any kind. How does this affect the state legislature’s Transportation Committee regarding toll legislation?…
 
Jenn Matos, Executive Director of the Noah Webster House, previews the Connecticut Spelling Bee. Saturday, March 9th at 9:30am, the state's top spellers compete in the Connecticut Spelling Bee. The winner will represent Connecticut at Scripps National Spelling Bee in May.
 
Chris Powell,columnist for the Journal Inquirer, says more dope and gambling refutes the government's concern for health.
 
David Griggs, MetroHartford Alliance, President and CEO, discusses the changes that have taken place at the MetroHartford Alliance since he took charge.
 
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